|Jerusalem Area Settlement Expansion - Chris Belcher|
Danny Seidemann, an Israeli lawyer and legal counsel to Ir Amim, an Israeli organization concerned with the future of Jerusalem, who represents numerous Palestinian Jerusalemites on land issues, describes the Sharon plan for Jerusalem and the possible consequences on the ground of implementing the metaphysical assertion of Jerusalem as the eternal "undivided" capital of Israel. Dan Rothem, Director of Research at the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation, provides maps and a look...
Keywords: Regional: Palestine: Jerusalem; wall: separation barrier: apartheid wall
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|Border Crossing: Al Azzariyah - Eugene Bird|
It's hard to find the words to describe this scene. A friend suggested this quote from Fadi Kiblawi: "Al-Ayzariyah has perhaps one of the more disturbing constructions of the wall. On my way to Jerusalem, I took the route through this Palestinian community. Bear in mind, Al-Ayzariyah falls within IsraelÂs Jerusalem Municipal borders and its residents pay taxes to the Jerusalem Municipality. The main road, eerily void of cars, is brusquely interrupted by concrete eight meters in height and endle...
Keywords: Regional: Palestine: Azzariyah; Regional: Israel; Regional: Middle East; Wall; fence; separation barrier; apartheid wall; Jerusalem; Mount of Olives; sheep; shepherds
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|The View From Bethlehem - Eugene Bird|
Suher Qumsiyeh describes the view from the roof of her mother's home in Bethlehem: the rapidly expanding Jewish colony on the neighboring hill, and the separation wall/fence under construction that bars Palestinians from their land and from Jerusalem.
Keywords: Regional: Palestine: Bethlehem; Regional: Israel; Regional: Middle East; Wall; fence; separation barrier; apartheid wall; Jerusalem; Abu Dis; land confiscation; settlements; Jewish colonies
Downloads: 1,349 (1 review)